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The Organizette!, Issue #50 -- Happy Holidays!
December 03, 2012
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Happy Holidays! I hope you’ve all gotten a head start on things and that you’re following your plans for the holidays. I got a little bit of a late start this year having been on vacation. I’m trying to get gifts bought in time to ship them, as indicated below, to my family who live out of state. Eeek! Also, putting up the Christmas decorations unveiled a lot of little clutter that needed to be dealt with. You know, those little things that just get put aside on a table to be dealt with “someday” and get ignored and forgotten? Well, “someday” came for much of that stuff!
Did you know…
The busiest mailing day for cards and packages this year will be December 17th.
The busiest delivery day for letters will be Dec. 19th, and for packages, Dec. 20th.
To make sure you get your cards and packages in the mail soon enough to be delivered on time, here are some “mail by” dates:
The Monthly Mission – Tidying Up and Thinking Ahead
The monthly mission for December is mainly to tidy up and make the house presentable and more relaxing. Maybe go through some of those piles of things sitting on the end table you’ve been planning on tackling “someday”. No big projects this month as we have plenty to do as it is. To read more about the monthly mission for December,
Check Out These Pages!
Here are some pertinent pages on the website you may have missed along with any new pages.
Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy More Clutter
This is the time of year a lot of people are doing a lot of shopping. And if you’re like many, it’s hard to shop and not want to pick up some bargains for yourself. But regardless of the time of year you’re shopping, we should be asking ourselves some important questions before we make purchases. See, buying what we don’t really need is a major cause of clutter in our homes. So, before we make that next purchase, let’s ask ourselves some important questions. I have found several variations of questions to ask, but here are some I found most important.
Go ahead and write these down and slip them inside your purse or wallet so you see them the next time you plan to make a purchase. I can think of many things I bought that I could have done just fine without. Think of the money and space we could save by taking a minute to think before we buy!
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